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Encyclopedia > Zinc finger protein

A zinc finger protein is a DNA-binding protein domain comprised of three zinc fingers. They occur in nature as part of transcription factors. A zinc finger is part of a protein that can bind to DNA. Zinc finger domains typically consist of two antiparallel β sheets, each carrying a cysteine residue, and an α helix carrying two histidine residues. ... In molecular biology, a transcription factor is a protein that binds DNA at a specific promoter or enhancer region or site, where it regulates transcription. ...


 
 

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